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The Eyre Affair | Paperback

Author: Jasper Fforde | Format: Paperback

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  A mind-bending journey through classic fiction...

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Jasper Fforde's debut novel is an absolute delight. Set in an alternate 1985 (in Swindon!) the adventures of Thursday Next are overflowing with superb characters, literary allusions, fansiful linguistics and bad puns a plenty. Though seriously bordering on the ridiculous it never collapses into total farce and at times can be quite sweet and affecting. Followed by a subsequent three titles (with a fourth due soon) anyone who likes their books brimming with ideas and shares a genuine love for all things literary will simply adore Fforde's creation...

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